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Hannibal School District plans to offer STEAM summer school classes for K-8 students

The Hannibal School Board on Wednesday discussed tentative plans for summer school and ways to improve and expand educational opportunities students have during the session.

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Crossing guards would have been collateral damage in QF strike
Education

Crossing guards would have been collateral damage in QF strike

Darlene Herman is known around Quincy Junior High for her smile and upbeat attitude. The crossing guard at 14th and Maine, Herman was sure the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel would be going on strike Tuesday.

Union starts to vote on contract proposal
Education

Union starts to vote on contract proposal

Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel heard details and started voting Tuesday night on a tentative contract agreement with the Quincy School Board that offers a creative alternative for a salary increase.

Tentative agreement has staff at work on what would have been first day of strike
Education

Tentative agreement has staff at work on what would have been first day of strike

The 870 teachers, paraprofessionals, custodians, food service employees, transportation employees and secretaries covered by the union were on the job for students to return to school after a day off Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Missouri governor cuts $146 million; colleges take hit
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Missouri governor cuts $146 million; colleges take hit

Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens cut more than $146 million in spending from the budget on Monday, including close to $68 million in core funding for public universities and community colleges.

UPDATE: Strike delayed, students to attend school Tuesday
Education

UPDATE: Strike delayed, students to attend school Tuesday

A last-minute agreement will keep Quincy students in schools, at least for the time being.
After weeks of tension, representatives of the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel and Quincy Public Schools officials held a last-minute, four-hour meeting Saturday.

Quincy School Board prepares for strike
Education

Quincy School Board prepares for strike

The Quincy School Board took another step Friday afternoon to prepare for a strike by the Quincy Federation of Teachers and Educational Support Personnel. In a seven-minute special meeting, board members adopted a resolution authorizing Superintendent Roy Webb to take "all necessary action to prepare for, respond to and manage a work stoppage declared by QF."

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QHS student, parents show support for school district employees

QHS student, parents show support for school district employees.

State tax overpayment affects budget numbers in contract talks
Education

State tax overpayment affects budget numbers in contract talks

The state's personal property replacement tax payments has factored into contract talks between the Quincy School Board and the Quincy Federation of Educational and Support Personnel.

Community agencies plan to extend, establish services if school strike happens
Education

Community agencies plan to extend, establish services if school strike happens

Fliers are going home Friday with Quincy Public School students that provide information about youth services and community meals programs available next week if the Quincy Federation of Educational and Support Personnel goes on strike.